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'Armed police' descend on Falmouth

'Armed police' descend on Falmouth

Published by Emma Carton at 10:34am 4th September 2018. (Updated at 4:19pm 4th September 2018)

A man carrying a broken bottle and making threats has scrambled police to Falmouth.

Locals reported seeing armed officers surround an area on Boslowick Road and a stretch was sealed off.

Devon and Cornwall Police have confirmed a taser was fired and a man in his 20s was arrested.

It happened early on Monday evening and a man remains in custody, waiting to be questioned.

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A man, tasered by police during in incident in Falmouth, has been arrested and is waiting to be questioned

"Police attended Boslowick Road, Falmouth late yesterday afternoon (Monday) following concerns for the welfare of a man in the area.

"Units attended and located a man who was in possession of a broken bottle and making threats to harm.

"Officers discharged a taser and a man was arrested".

They added: "A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and was taken to hospital for treatment, before returning to police custody, where he remains and awaits questioning".

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